About half a million people received social benefits for past 6 months


July 8, Fineko/abc.az. In the 1st half of this year the Ministry of Labor & Social Protection paid social benefits to 455,400 people.

ABC.AZ reports that in particular, monthly benefits were paid to 412,100 persons of them and lump-sum benefits to the rest ones.

For this period the Ministry provided 287,500 people with presidential scholarships. In general, for Jan-Jun 742,900 people received social benefits and scholarships.

Over the past 6 months of this year it was paid AZN 475 million to the population in the form of allowances and scholarships that is by AZN 151 million or 46.6% more against Jan-Jun 2019.